Destin-Fort Walton Beach, FL. - Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is thrilled to announce the debut of "C.A.R.E. on the Coast," a new event dedicated to supporting marine life conservation through the Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center.

Scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 3:30 PM at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, C.A.R.E. on the Coast promises an immersive, all-inclusive experience into the world of sea turtle rescue, rehabilitation, and release. The Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center, the non-profit arm of Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, successfully treated over 130 sea turtles in 2023 alone, with the average rehabilitation of each turtle costing over $20,000.

Event Highlights:

  • Family-Friendly Atmosphere: With engaging activities for all ages, this event is designed to be a celebration for families and conservation enthusiasts alike.
  • Private Dolphin Presentation at the NEW Dolphin Oasis: Enjoy an awe inspiring presentation showcasing the intelligence and beauty of dolphins, enhancing the maritime experience in their new 1,000,000 gallon habitat!
  • Live Music: Immerse yourself in the coastal culture with live music throughout the park as you enjoy the event
  • In-Depth Look at the C.A.R.E. Center and its Current Patients: Gain knowledge of the operations of the Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center, witnessing the tireless efforts to save and rehabilitate sea turtles, with the opportunity to see some of the current sea turtle patients.
  • Conservation-Based Vendors: Explore local vendors committed to marine conservation, offering eco-friendly products and solutions.
  • Silent Auction and Raffles: Bid on exclusive items and participate in raffles, with all proceeds directly benefiting the Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center.

Tickets for C.A.R.E. on the Coast are on sale as of February 8, 2024. Early registration is encouraged and rewarded with 25% off before May 1 using promo code EARLYTURTLE. With limited tickets available, early registration ensures you don't miss out on this gathering of marine life lovers. Act now to save and guarantee your participation in this extraordinary event!

Ticket Prices (with promo code EARLYTURTLE until May 1)

  • Adult - $45
  • Child - $26.25
  • VIP - $75

Ticket Prices (without promo code and after May 1)
  • Adult - $60
  • Child - $35
  • VIP - $100

Event Details:
  • Date: Saturday, May 4, 2024
  • Time: 3:30 PM - 7 PM
  • Location: Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Join us on the beautiful Emerald Coast for an evening filled with education, entertainment, and a shared commitment to safeguarding our marine ecosystems.

Link to event page and ticket sales here.

About Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park:
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park has been a beacon of marine conservation since 1955. Dedicated to educating, entertaining, and inspiring its guests to respect and preserve wildlife by providing unique and memorable experiences for visitors of all ages to connect with marine life.

About Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center:
The Gulfarium C.A.R.E. Center acts as a beacon for coastal conservation through marine animal rescue and rehabilitation, encouraging awareness with public education and opportunities for active participation.
  • Conserve: Ensure the future of marine animals and their habitats
  • Act: Play an active role in marine conservation
  • Rehabilitate: Support marine animal rescue, recovery, and release
  • Educate: Inspire awareness for marine conservation issues


Media Contact:

Megan Trainer
Office 850-243-9046 x30
Mobile 231-830-7246